Previously (in "Goodbye," Grantville Gazette 78)
 

Hermann Donnersberger from Munich put a beer into his hand, breaking his reverie. Matthias didn't know much about him, so far. That would change soon enough. What he did know was that Hermann's father was a well-known swordmaker and Hermann himself was a messerschmied, a knife smith, by trade. Which, at least as far as apprentices and journeymen were concerned, included swordmaking, as he never . . .

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